Period
to 22 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 15 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21 -4
Permanent jobs citing PHP 1 36 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 0.91% 11.36% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 20.11% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 36 11
Median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
10th Percentile £47,500 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 72 179 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 65.45% 56.47% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 66 170 149
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £25,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £66,250 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript